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Meet the Admission Team

We look forward to meeting you at school fairs throughout the Boston area and on campus during your visit!

Year-Round Admission Office Staff

Our full-time team staffs the office throughout the year. You will meet us at school fairs throughout the Boston area and on campus during your visit. We look forward to working with you!

List of 3 members.

  • Photo of Sarah Wooten

    Sarah Wooten 

    Director of Admission
    Spelman College - B.A.
    University of Georgia, School of Law - J.D.
  • Photo of Pam Dickinson

    Pam Dickinson 

    Director of External Relations and Strategic Engagement
    Williams College - B.A.
  • Photo of Katie Aulenback

    Katie Aulenback 

    Admission Coordinator
    University of Colorado - Boulder - B.A.

Admission Counselors

Our Admission Counselors work with us during the busiest season of the year — interview season! Each of these Admission Counselors has a broad range of experience with the school — as parents, teachers, and co-curricular staff. 

List of 9 members.

  • Photo of Emily Blackwell

    Emily Blackwell 

    Admission Counselor
  • Photo of Kelly Davidson

    Kelly Davidson 

    Grade VIII Gradehead & Admission Counselor
  • Photo of Holly Edmonds

    Holly Edmonds 

    Admission Counselor
  • Maria Fernandopulle 

    Admission Counselor
  • Photo of Jessica Flaxman

    Jessica Flaxman 

    Admission Counselor
  • Photo of Alyssa Haywoode

    Alyssa Haywoode 

    Admission Counselor
  • Photo of Paul Rocklin

    Paul Rocklin 

    Middle School Tutor & Admission Counselor
  • Photo of Joyce Swagerty

    Joyce Swagerty 

    Admission Counselor
  • Photo of Sarah Wasserman

    Sarah Wasserman 

    Admission Advisor

Auxiliary Members of the Admission Team

The auxiliary members of the admission team serve in various roles within our school, including participating in Admission events and reading applications. They also play a key role in helping new students and families transition into Shady Hill.

List of 3 members.

  • Photo of Abby Brown

    Abby Brown 

    Middle School (Grades V-VIII) Director of Learning Resources
    Rice University - B.A.
    Wheelock College - M.Ed.
  • Photo of Hanh Cho

    Hanh Cho 

    Lower School Director of Learning Resources
    Boston College - B.A.
    Boston College - M.Ed.
  • Photo of Krista Demas

    Krista Demas 

    Middle School (V-VIII) Head
    University of North Carolina - B.A.
    Boston College - M.Ed.
    Bio

List of 2 members.

  • Photo of Erica Pernell

    Erica Pernell 

    Director of Inclusion & Multicultural Practice.
    University of Connecticut - B.S.
    University of Connecticut - M.Ed.
  • Photo of Mark Steward

    Mark Steward 

    Lower School Psychologist
    Dartmouth College - A.B.
    Boston University - M.A., Ph.D.
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